LA PLATA, Md. (WUSA9) -- A three-year-old girl was injured when the car her uncle was driving hit a tree, say Charles County Sheriff's Office authorities.
The crash happened on Saturday at 6:08 p.m. on Oak Avenue near Arlington Drive. The 22-year-old driver lost control of his car and struck a tree.
The driver was not injured, but his niece in the back seat suffered life-threatening injuries, said authorities. She was transported to a hospital. Authorities did not have an update on her condition.